France's Rezo Films hassigned with legendary Russian director Aleksandr Sukourov for his upcoming Alexandra.

The film, about agrandmother who goes in search of her grandson fighting in Chechnya will shootin the Caucasus in July and August.

Alexandra is in keeping with Sokourov's previous films about familyties Father And Son and MotherAnd Son. However, the director's intentionwas to provide a sole actress with an intensely creative role. GalinaVishnevskaya plays the titular character alongside Sergey Fefilov.

Rezo is co-producing withRussia's Andrey Siegle of Proline Film and will handle internationalsales. Rezo Distribution will release the film in France.